PandaHall Tutorial on How to Make Vintage Glass Bead Wing Dangle Earrings
Summary: Do you wanna make some special jewelry for your everyday wear? Today’s PandaHall tutorial will show you how to make a pair of wire wrapped wing dangle earrings, hope you’ll enjoy it.
Glass beads and pear beads are two of the most popular jewelry beads among jewelry makers. With some glass beads and jewelry wires, you can make very exquisite accessories just like the wing dangle earrings we’re going to make today.
Supplies needed to make these wire wrapped beaded earrings:
12x8mm LightBlue Electroplate Drop Glass Beads
Glass Pearl Beads
6x4mm SkyBlue Electroplate Glass Beads
Golden Round Acrylic Beads
1.5mm Gold Aluminum Wire
0.5mm Gold Copper Wire
Golden Brass Earring Hooks
Round Nose Pliers
Long Nose Pliers
Side Cutting Pliers
How to make the wire wrapped wing dangle earrings:
Step 1: Make the basic wire wrapped wing pattern
1st,cut off a piece of 1.5mm gold aluminum wire, wrap the whole wire into a wing shape like picture shows;
2nd,twist the wing pattern with the pliers, then cut a long piece of 0.5mm gold copper jewelry wire and wrap it around the wing and slide a round acrylic beads to the wire like picture shows;
3rd,add another 13 acrylic beads to the wing pattern at a certain distance and wrap the wire tightly as picture shows;
4th,cut a piece of copper wire and wrap it to the middle of the upper wing, then slide a white glass pearl bead, a 12x8mm lightblue electroplate glass bead to it in sequence and tighten it to the other wire of the wing.
Step 2: Complete the glass bead earrings
1st, cut 2 pieces of aluminum wire and make 2 wire hooks as picture shows;
2nd,wrap the hooks to each side of the wing pattern with copper wire as picture shows;
3rd,cut off a piece of copper wire and wrap it around the left part of the wing like picture shows, then slide a white pearl bead and a 6x4mm skyblue electroplate glass bead to it in sequence;
4th,cut a piece of copper wire and wrap it around the right part of the wing like picture shows, then slide a white pearl bead and a 6x4mm skyblue electroplate glass bead to it in sequence;
5th, add a golden brass earring hook to connect the top loop of both wings;
6th, repeat the same ways to make another wing dangle earring.
Let's appreciate the final look of the wire wrapped beaded earrings:
They are really elegant, aren’t? If you like them and want to have a try, just follow this easy earring tutorial to make these wire wrapped beaded earrings by yourself, even you are a green hand, you can make a pair at home.